On February 12, Holly Chang attended a farewell luncheon for the former US Ambassador to China, Gary Locke. Hosted by The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) in partnership with The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the United States Information Technology Office (USITO), the event honored Ambassador Locke and his accomplishments, particularly the large increase in Chinese investment in the US. At the event, AmCham China Chairman Greg Gilligan spoke on behalf of the American business community in China to thank Ambassador Locke and express appreciation for his work. Ambassador Locke concluded the lunch with a speech, remarking on the progress of the US-China relationship, both inside the business community and out.
About AmCham China: The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham China) is a non-profit organization which represents US companies and individuals doing business in China. AmCham China’s membership comprises more than 3,500 individuals from over 1,000 companies. It has more than 40 industry- and issue-specific forums and committees, offers unique services such as the Business Visa Program, holds a wide range of networking and informational events, and meets with US and Chinese officials to discuss challenges and opportunities facing US firms doing business in China.The chamber, in addition to its headquarters in Beijing, has chapters in Central China (Wuhan), Northeast China (Dalian), and Tianjin.
The chamber’s mission is to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking and business support services.